The Ripe and Ready Report, The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance’s (NFMA) weekly newsletter, has more than a few juicy highlights. Fall and cold-loving crops are on their way to Seattle’s farmers markets, but the heat-loving crops are still in. Visit one of the farmers markets below and you will find:
- Peppers, corn, eggplants tomatoes, stone peaches, nectarines, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries
For a more extensive list of what is ripe and ready, please visit: http://seattlefarmersmarkets.org/whats-fresh/ripe-n-ready
Visit the farmer market nearest you or check one out in another neighborhood to experience new offerings, meet new people, and explore local neighborhood business districts.
- Capitol Hill/Broadway
- West Seattle
- Columbia City
- Lake City
- Phinney – extended through 10/10
As a real foodie, you might also want to check out the NFMA events coming up such as Inglorious Fruits and Vegetables “Beauty Pageant” at Columbia City and An Incredible Feast at Swansons Nursery (SOLD OUT). Check out the calendar of events and stay tuned.
The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance is committed to supporting and strengthening Washington’s small family farm businesses by creating and operating vibrant, successful neighborhood farmers markets.
To meet their mission, they provide effective direct sales sites for our region’s small farmers, while also educating consumers about local farm products and the importance of supporting and preserving local farmland. In addition, they have been at the forefront of advocating for low income benefits programs to ensure equal food access.
Find them online at seattlefarmersmarkets.org